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Alison Smith

Abode review 'a charade'

A judge took pity on a woman left to represent herself and accused the Government of making the hearing a 'charade'.

Wednesday, 29 September, 1999, 12:00am

Abode review 'a charade'

A judge took pity on a woman left to represent herself and accused the Government of making the hearing a 'charade'.

Mr Justice William Stone said the Legal Aid Department had in effect denied Mohinder Kaur her legal right to challenge the Immigration Director over his refusal of right of abode for her daughters, aged 15 and 17.

29 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

FAMILY COULD NOT AFFORD TO GET HELP

Most families cannot afford private health care for relatives with mental problems even though that appears the only way to get urgent help, a relative of Chan Chi-kwan said yesterday.

Speaking outside court, Chan's uncle said the schizophrenic man's family had wanted to seek private help to speed up the process but could not afford it.

21 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

'Victim of sex slavery' seeking $1 million payout

A cake shop employee with an allegedly healthy appetite for sex is being sued for more than $1 million by a man who claims she treated him like a sex slave.

Sum Ka-leung filed a High Court writ seeking $1,000 for each time he says he had sex with alleged former lover, Ko Yim-mui, between January and May this year.

30 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Minders sued over 'scalding'

A father is suing his daughter's babysitters for allegedly having run a bath so hot it left the child with what is likely to be permanent scarring.

Chow Cheuk-yiu, 3.5, was being bathed by Li Suet-mui at the woman's Tseung Kwan O flat two years ago when she suffered scalding to her lower abdomen and inner thighs, a High Court writ claims.

2 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

ANGRY HUSBAND SEEKS TO GAG THE GOSSIPS AFTER CLAIMING HIS WIFE REFUSED HIM SEX

A Tai Po man who claims his wife refused to have sex with him because of false rumours is seeking a High Court injunction to gag people he says are gossiping about him.

23 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

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